Peter Anderson

Plan now for 2023 labour needs

A recurring theme in many parts of the economy last year was the impact of chronic labour shortages due to a combination of border closures and Covid close contact restrictions limiting the availability of workers around the country. 
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State government must repair roads and licensing

The Victorian state election has been won, and we congratulate Daniel Andrews and his team on their success. The VTA works with political parties of all persuasion, and we look forward to continuing our constructive relationship with the new ministry to achieve policy and regulation that creates positive productivity, sustainability, and safety outcomes. Read More

Prioritising training over experience

The VTA received a positive reaction to the column in the last issue of Big Rigs, which dealt with labour shortages and how overhauling our migration system to attract highly-trained and qualified drivers to Australia would go a long way to addressing the crisis. Read More